Visit our adblocking instructions page. Start your free trial. We want the government to end these disparities and ensure all pension schemes treat surviving partners of same-sex couples in the same way as they treat all opposite-sex couples. Most popular. Last Wednesday, the year-old former army officer strode into the Westminster courtroom to discover he had won a resounding victory — removing what may be the last discrimination in British law against same-sex couples. Upgrade to Premium.
This has created disparity in the way survivor pension schemes are calculated for same-sex couples.
His reticence dates back towhen they entered into a civil partnership at Chelsea Registry office. As a result his now husband will not receive a full spousal pension if he dies - which he claimed was unlawful. Accessibility help Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer. We did it!
You can see my frustration.